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SEYCHELLES USED STAMP MINIATURE SHEET 1977 SILVER JUBILEE QEII SG MS401
SEYCHELLES USED STAMP MINIATURE SHEET 1977 SILVER JUBILEE QEII SG MS401
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CEYLON,  SCOTT # 66,  8c. VALUE ORANGE 1872-80 QV ISSUE USED
CEYLON, SCOTT # 66, 8c. VALUE ORANGE 1872-80 QV ISSUE USED
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C218 2012 BURUNDI FAUNA BUTTERFLIES LES PAPILLONS D'AFRIQUE 4LUX BL MNH
C218 2012 BURUNDI FAUNA BUTTERFLIES LES PAPILLONS D'AFRIQUE 4LUX BL MNH
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JACKIE ROBINSON FDC - BATTING RECORD - JEMM CACHET
JACKIE ROBINSON FDC - BATTING RECORD - JEMM CACHET
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#RW54-55 VF+ OG NH SIGNED BY ARTISTS DANIEL SMITH & AUTHUR G. ANDERSON BR8068
#RW54-55 VF+ OG NH SIGNED BY ARTISTS DANIEL SMITH & AUTHUR G. ANDERSON BR8068
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Australia 2008 Rugby League 100th sa bklt--Attractive Sports Topical (2827a) MNH
Australia 2008 Rugby League 100th sa bklt--Attractive Sports Topical (2827a) MNH
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The International Collection of First Day Covers of the Month. 1981-1983.
The International Collection of First Day Covers of the Month. 1981-1983.
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Austria stockbook with Porto & Back of the book stamps mint and used
Austria stockbook with Porto & Back of the book stamps mint and used
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{BJ STAMPS} US  1894 cover NY Registry Label,   U351 10c Columbian to Austria
{BJ STAMPS} US 1894 cover NY Registry Label, U351 10c Columbian to Austria
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PAPUA NEW GUINEA 1971 7c SG204 used NG Primary Industries c #W10
PAPUA NEW GUINEA 1971 7c SG204 used NG Primary Industries c #W10
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COVERSCAPE computer generated Madonna & Child FDC
COVERSCAPE computer generated Madonna & Child FDC
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CHINA PRC,  1986. Envelopes  JF6-7,  Mint
CHINA PRC, 1986. Envelopes JF6-7, Mint
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German Post Office in Morocco 1899 10 Centimos with SAFFI postmark
German Post Office in Morocco 1899 10 Centimos with SAFFI postmark
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#U586 15c Star and Olive Branch,  Artmaster FDC **ANY 4=FREE SHIPPING**
#U586 15c Star and Olive Branch, Artmaster FDC **ANY 4=FREE SHIPPING**
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HUNGARY 1898 OFFICIAL COVER MOHACS
HUNGARY 1898 OFFICIAL COVER MOHACS
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Israel(4) 1303  Sc#1171-72  1993  FDC
Israel(4) 1303 Sc#1171-72 1993 FDC
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C219 2012 BURUNDI TRANSPORTATION HORSES LES CHEVAUX 4LUX BL MNH
C219 2012 BURUNDI TRANSPORTATION HORSES LES CHEVAUX 4LUX BL MNH
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2001 GREETINGS FROM AMERICA STAMP SHEET OF (50) MINT SCOTT# 3561-3610
2001 GREETINGS FROM AMERICA STAMP SHEET OF (50) MINT SCOTT# 3561-3610
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South West Africa 1924 King George O P 1s,  LH
South West Africa 1924 King George O P 1s, LH
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U1083 Hungary 1974 Chess MNH
U1083 Hungary 1974 Chess MNH
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Stamp Collecting - A Time-Honored Hobby
By Tony Harries
 
 Philately, or stamp collecting, is a time-honored hobby enjoyed by collectors all over the world.

Stamp collecting is the collecting of postage stamps and related objects, such as covers (envelopes or packages with stamps on them). Stamp collecting can be fun and certainly easy.

Stamp collecting a very rewarding hobby because it immensely enhances the general knowledge of the collector.

Stamp collecting is a special mix of the structured and the unstructured, and you can make it a personal hobby that will not be like anyone else's.

Collecting stamps is a treasured hobby that people around the world have enjoyed for centuries. Stamp collecting started in 1860's with teenagers who started to collect stamps.

The collecting of stamps can be a fun and educational lasts you a lifetime.

Stamp collecting provides you skills which will help you connect to the history of a specific location, person, animal or thing. Stamp collecting is not a new trend of the people and the hobby is sweeping through out the world.

Collecting stamps is a very interesting hobby that is preferred and loved by the people throughout the world. Stamp collecting is the act of gathering of Stamps and basically the labels placed on the letters as charge for the postal delivery that are issued by the country or by the post office.

Stamp collecting is considered to be one of the most popular hobbies in the world This is despite the fact that there is not that much money that can be made from it even if the person has some of the oldest stamps dating back to the 19th century.

The new collector can start this hobby at any age and have a collection of both local and foreign postage, there are a lot of places where the collection can begin the first place is usually through the mail that the person has delivered to there home.

It has become common place to declare that the future of stamp collecting is bleak, due to the increasing popularity of e-mail, other electronic forms of communication.

The Internet has greatly expanded the availability of stamp collecting information and has also made it easier for starting and intermediate stamp collectors to obtain stamps, covers and other philatelic material.

You can spend a lot of money for this wonderful hobby if you want to but you don't have to.

However you start, stamp collecting is a hobby that you can continue through your life. For more than 150 years, stamp collecting has been the hobby of choice of royalty, movie stars, sports celebrities, kings, presidents, and hundreds of thousands of other people.